“We do everything humanly possible to prepare these recruits for an outstanding performance in a dangerous, stressful job,” said Whittington. “Graduation from the P.O.S.T. course is only the beginning. Today’s law officer continues training throughout his career, to face new challenges, such as terrorist threats and active shooters.
Born on Sept. 7, 1915, Cole is the last surviving member of the “Doolittle Raid.” On April 18, 1942, he was the co-pilot on Crew No. 1, who alongside Jimmy Doolittle, helped lead 16 B-25 Mitchell bombers and 80 airmen in the first Pacific victory as a response to Pearl Harbor some five months earlier.
The range features 12 shooting lanes with targets at 100, 200, 300 and 400 yards. Basic targets will be available at the range, but shooters can also bring their own paper targets. You will need to bring your own weapons and ammunition, since none will be available at the range.
With the focus on flooding once again in Louisiana, police jury members approved a $57,766 bid last week for drainage projects designed to help move high water away from parish neighborhoods. Projects awarded were in Chimney Lane and on the Princeton Road.
Eleven different law enforcement agencies make up Class 016, which will train for the next 11 ½ weeks to complete the Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) schedule, a regimen that consists of classes and scenarios to train them to become professional police officers and deputy sheriffs.
Initially, his law enforcement background will be questioned by many rank and file at the Shreveport Police Department (SPD). Reportedly, his service as public information officer and then head of the SPD Crime Stoppers program did not entail any supervisory or investigative activities.
One million dollars down the drain to pay for a special session of the Louisiana legislature. And all for naught. The governor is hollering that the financial sky is falling and the state is in dire fiscal straights. Legislators protest that their hands are tied by too many constitutional dedications.
It was much to my amazement that literally hundreds of Ukrainian girls were actually interested in me. Throughout each day, I would receive e-mails from the agency, with each e-mail sending a message from a woman interested in dating me.